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How to Spend 3 Days in Hong Kong on a Budget.

November 26, 2015
3 days in hong kong on a budget

Updated 2019. Hong Kong had been on my wishlist for so many years so I was very excited to arrive and to start checking out the City. With so much to do and only 3 days in Hong Kong to do it all in, whilst also being on a budget in Hong Kong I wasn’t sure where to start with planning my itinerary around Hong Kong but…

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Visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi from Dubai!

November 22, 2015
Visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi from Dubai

Updated 2019. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi also known as the Grand Mosque is quite a sight to be seen, and when you visit Dubai you need to travel to Abu Dhabi to see it! I spent 6 days in Dubai and on one of those days I took a day trip to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque from Dubai with my friend who…

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10 Of The Best Spots in Dubai That You Need to Visit on a Girls Trip!

November 19, 2015

Updated 2019. My best friend moved to Dubai to work for Emirates Airline and ever since she moved Dubai has been on my list to visit and with so many iconic buildings and places to visit in Dubai we were very busy trying to fit the best of Dubai into 6 days, but I did manage to see everything I wanted to plus a bit more…

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My Experience Visiting Petra in Jordan as a Solo Female Traveller.

November 15, 2015
visiting petra as a solo female traveller

After 2 nights in the Wadi Rum Desert I got the 9:00am bus to Petra from the Village of Wadi Rum and by 11:00am I was in the town of Wadi Musa, the town closest to Petra and checked into my hotel- Saba Hotel. I decided that I wanted to visit Petrafirst thing in the morning when it was still quiet so I pretty much used the…

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My Adventures in the Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan Solo & on a Budget!

November 12, 2015

Let’s start by saying this.. i absolutely loved my time in Wadi Rum! I stayed there for 2 days and 2 nights and my only regret was not staying for a third day (but i also try to not regret anything so lets say i was happy spending 2 nights there)!…

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Crossing the Border from Israel to Jordan – Eilat to Aqaba!

November 8, 2015
border crossing israel to jordan eilat to aqaba

Updated 2019. There are 3 border crossings from Israel to Jordan and Jordan to Israel. As I wanted to visit Aqaba which is in Southern Jordan on the tip of the Red Sea I decided to get the bus from Jerusalem down to Eilat- Israel’s city on the Red sea and then cross the board from Israel to Jordan here going from Eilat to Aqaba.…

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Visiting Bethlehem on a Half Day Tour from Jerusalem, Israel!

November 5, 2015
day trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem

Updated 2019. Whilst I was in Israel, Israel and Palestine were being shown heavily on the news from the current unrest and before arriving into Jerusalem I thought I wouldn’t be able to visit Bethlehem on a day trip from Jerusalem, something I had planned to do and really wanted to do. As it happens, as usual the media was exaggerating (because at least on…

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My Experience of Visiting Jerusalem as a Solo Female Backpacker.

November 1, 2015
solo female travel in Jerusalem israel

Updated 2019. Jerusalem.. I had always wanted to visit this place, maybe it was because hearing about it from a young age in school it seemed like such a foreign place and so far away with so much history. Alas, this city was my main reason for wanting to visit Israel (no matter how many times i heard ‘why are you going to Israel??’) so after…

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Visiting Kadikoy on the Asian Side of Istanbul from the European Side!

October 26, 2015
visiting the asian side of istanbul from the european side

Updated 2018. I had known for a while that Istanbul straddles two continents- Europe and Asia and that it is in fact the only City in the world that does this, so of course when planning my 3 days in Istanbul I knew I had to venture to the Asian Side too.…

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I’m Ellie Quinn!

I’m a travel addict who has been travelling on and off since 2010. In the Summer of 2018 I quit my office job in London, left my flat and I now travel and blog full time! Yes, I’m living that dream!

I created this blog to share my best travel tips with you to help you travel better, save money and visit some hidden gems! Be sure to follow me on Instagram and you can read more about me here!




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